Posted on Monday, July 29th, 2013 by Uri Halevi
5by scours the internet for the best videos, and hand-delivers the ones it believes you will want to watch. The result is a free curated collection of amazing videos.
With more than 100 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute , how do you find the videos worth watching? 5by is valiantly taking this dilemma off your shoulders and helps you find videos that are worthy of your precious time. This awesome service provides you with great curated videos without the hassle of searching for them. To make sure you only get top notch content 5by has assembled a team of extraordinary curators, each and expert in their own field, to introduce you to an endless stream of quality videos.
5by aims to offer the same kind of curated experience that Pandora or Songza does for music. Upon entering the site and registering through your Facebook account, the site’s concierge screen appears and offers you 6 themes you may find interesting. The channels are based on what mood your in at the moment, so that the content will meet your desires. You can either choose one of them or browse by whats trending or new.
When you’re watching a video, you can react to it by pressing several buttons: liked, lol, Omg, Cool, Awww or Dumb. You can also seamlessly share it with your Facebook and twitter friends or extract a link that will lead to it. If a video just isn’t your cup of tea, you can skip it, 5by is quietly taking all of those little interactions and learning what you do and don’t like so it can serve you a video better suited to your tastes the next time around. The next time you got 10 minutes to burn and are planning on doing it on YouTube, make sure you remember this blog post and give 5by a try, it will literally change your video watching habits.